Hi. I’m Addie, a creative director, copywriter, sometimes art director and friend of creativity in general. None of which is apparent by this page, I understand. 

However, if you think I could potentially be creative and you want to chat, you can contact me at addie.gillespie@gmail.com or 604-726-7574

Over the years, I’ve worked on brands big and small. Brands like Athletics Canada, Breast Cancer Canada, Mogo, Salt Spring Coffee, Sleeman Clear 2.0, Banff & Lake Louise Tourism, Rocky Mountaineer, Mogo, Save-On-Foods, CAA, Vancouver International Film Festival, BC Children’s Hospital, Honda, BC Tourism, Vancouver Art Gallery, Dianes Lingerie, MTS, John Frieda, BC Lottery, Tourism Yukon, Smart Car, Okanagan Spring Brewery and Vancity.

I’ve been lucky to have won some stuff and judged some stuff. Stuff like One Show, One Show Interactive, One Show Design, Cannes Lion, LIA, Communication Arts, Webby Awards, Marketing Awards (including Best of Show), Applied Arts, ADCC, Lotus Awards (including Best of Show), Shots, the Bessies, WA Site of the day, the CR annual as well as the Young Lions and NAA competitions.

2022 - Present
Creative Director, Copy, Zulu Alpha Kilo

2018 – 2022
Creative Director, One Twenty Three West

2013 – 2018
Creative Director, Dare Vancouver

2011 – 2013
Associate Creative Director, Dare Vancouver

2007 – 2011
Copywriter, TBWAVancouver 

2002 – 2006
BDes, Advertising
Ontario College of Art and Design

1998 – 2002
Applied Communications Program
Camosun College